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Chanel Vernis in “June”

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Chanel’s ‘June’ nail polish from the Spring 2012 collection is absolutely gorgeous – I’m obsessed with this creamy apricot shade! Last year I bought a cardigan and a top in exactly this colour, so I can’t wait until it’s warm enough that I can wear them again. And be all sad and matchy-matchy.   Here I am hand-posing on [...]

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Cheeky Springtime Scents

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Just quickly, a couple of cute scents for Spring – I’ve been meaning to post these up for a while! 1) Vivienne Westwood’s Cheeky Alice, from £32 at This is a fresher, flirtier and slightly more floral scent than ‘Naughty Alice’ and I love the coral-and-gold packaging. There’s a patent red bracelet wrapped around the bottle, [...]

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Current Natural ‘Casting’ Makeup

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There were lots of requests for information on the makeup I was wearing in the ‘Dozen Red Roses‘ video, so I recreated the look. It’s a very (very) simple daytime ensemble with glowing skin, neutral eyes and a slick of extremely expensive lip-balm. Perfect for castings as it looks natural but still polished and it’s [...]

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Amazing Bee Venom Rejuvenating Face Mask

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 This is one of my favourite new masks – it’s a real ‘doer’ that actually shows results! Some masks, I feel, are just glorified moisturisers; a mask should be a concentrated shot of ingredients, a treatment, something that targets specific issues. Of course, you may just want to relax and pamper yourself with a nicely-scented, [...]

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Sunday Tittle Tattle

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Sunday Tittle Tattle (noun?): everything from the week that I have forgotten to post about, in easy brunch-sized chunks… 1) I went to Paris this week for the launch of twelve new Dior Addict lipstick shades. The trip was ultra-glam and I was looked after very well! I shall be posting some pics next week [...]

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Overnight Cellulite Treatments

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I have been meaning to mention this for a while: be careful when using regular cellulite creams last thing at night. I find that they really keep me awake and then I sleep badly! It took me ages to realise that it’s probably the masses of caffeine that’s packed into many of the formulas. You [...]

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Polaroid Sunglasses, Heritage Collection

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I can’t wait for you to see Polaroid’s new Heritage Collection when it comes out at the end of this month! To celebrate their 75 year anniversary, Polaroid have recreated some of their most iconic designs, and there are some really beautiful frames. Sometimes when people ‘re-hash’ vintage it looks cheesy or contrived, but I [...]

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What’s in my Bathroom Drawer?

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OK, listen. I’ll admit right now that I thought this idea was a bit stupid; it’s kind of a YouTube obsession. People show viewers their ‘collections’ of makeup and how they store it. Personally, I cannot think of anything more boring than watching whole minutes of somebody open drawers in their bathroom cabinet, but there’s [...]